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1. Soul of a Banquet (2014)

Documentary

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A documentary on Cecilia Chiang, the woman who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961 in San Francisco and ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Cecilia Chiang, Ruth Reichl, Alice Waters

2. Maid in Manhattan (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.9
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45 Metascore

A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.

Writers: John Hughes, Kevin Wade | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci

3. Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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54 Metascore

A mischievous dog befriends a lonely young girl in a new town and helps her make new friends.

Writers: Kate DiCamillo, Joan Singleton | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels, Eva Marie Saint, Cicely Tyson

4. The Joy Luck Club (1993)

R | 139 min | Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.

Writers: Amy Tan, Ronald Bass | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Kieu Chinh, Tsai Chin

5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, History

6.0
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42 Metascore

A story set in nineteenth-century China and focusing on the life-long friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid social norms imposed on women.

Writers: Angela Workman, Ronald Bass, Michael Ray, Lisa See | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Bingbing Li, Gianna Jun, Vivian Wu, Russell Wong

6. Last Holiday (2006)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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52 Metascore

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.

Writers: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, J.B. Priestley | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito

7. Smoke (1995)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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70 Metascore

A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers.

Writer: Paul Auster | Directors: Wayne Wang, Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Giancarlo Esposito, José Zúñiga

8. Anywhere But Here (1999)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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59 Metascore

A mother and daughter search for success in Beverly Hills.

Writers: Mona Simpson, Alvin Sargent | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

9. Blue in the Face (1995)

R | 83 min | Comedy

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54 Metascore

Wayne Wang's follow-up movie to Smoke presents a series of improvisational situations strung together to form a pastiche of Brooklyn's diverse ethnicity, offbeat humor, and essential ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang | Directors: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang, Harvey Wang | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Lou Reed, Michael J. Fox, Roseanne Barr

10. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

11. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

12. The Center of the World (2001)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

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44 Metascore

A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, ... See full summary »

Writers: Wayne Wang, Miranda July, Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt, Ellen Benjamin Wong | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Shane Edelman, Balthazar Getty, Molly Parker, Peter Sarsgaard

13. Chinese Box (1997)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

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The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Larry Gross, Rachel Ingalls, Paul Theroux, Wayne Wang | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui

14. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

15. Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

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A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded ... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Chu, Judith Rascoe | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Cora Miao, Russell Wong, Victor Wong, Siu-Ming Lau

16. Slam Dance (1987)

R | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

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An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.

Writer: Don Keith Opper | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Tom Hulce, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Virginia Madsen, Don Keith Opper

17. The Motel (2005)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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70 Metascore

Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Kang | Director: Michael Kang | Stars: Jeffrey Chyau, Sung Kang, Jade Wu, Samantha Futerman

18. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

19. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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64 Metascore

The book is a collection of stories about life in modern China and the United States.

Writers: Yiyun Li, Michael Ray | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Henry O, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, Feihong Yu, Vida Ghahremani

20. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

21. Chan Is Missing (1982)

80 min | Drama, Mystery

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Two cabbies search San Francisco's Chinatown for a mysterious character who has disappeared with their $4000. Their quest leads them on a humorous, if mundane, journey which illuminates the... See full summary »

Writers: Isaac Cronin, Wayne Wang | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi, Laureen Chew, Peter Wang

22. These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.

Writers: Douglas Blush, Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Directors: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton | Stars: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek

24. The Princess of Nebraska (2007)

77 min | Drama

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The story of a pregnant Chinese girl's life in the U.S. Based on the the short story by Yiyun Li.

Writers: Yiyun Li, Michael Ray | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Li Ling, Brian Danforth, Minghua Tan, Zhi Hao Li

25. West 32nd (2007)

86 min | Crime, Drama

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A lawyer gets mixed up with Korean gangsters in New York City.

Writers: Michael Kang, Edmund Lee | Director: Michael Kang | Stars: John Cho, Jun Sung Kim, Jun-ho Jeong, Grace Park

26. Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

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In San Francisco, an immigrant Chinese widow welcomes the new year with some unhappiness: she's 62 now, she wants to make a trip to China to pay last respects to her ancestors, a fortune ... See full summary »

Writer: Terrel Seltzer | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Laureen Chew, Kim Chew, Victor Wong, Ida F.O. Chung

27. Into the Night with... (2002– )

Documentary

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Two celebrities meet for the first time to spend an evening in each others and the camera's company.

Creator: Hans-Günther Brüske | Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Helene Hegemann, Fatih Akin

28. Slaying the Dragon (1988 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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A highly critical documentary about the history of Asian-American actresses in Hollywood. Features interviews with pioneering Asian-American actresses and clips from classic films such as "... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Gee | Stars: Herb Wong, Amy Hill, Jaime Kibben, John Korty

29. Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive (1989)

Unrated | 83 min | Comedy

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A man is hired by a group of people he believes to be gangsters to escort a briefcase from America to Hong Kong. When he arrives, however, his contact is nowhere to be found. With no ... See full summary »

Writers: Spencer Nakasako, Amir Mokri, Wayne Wang | Directors: Wayne Wang, Spencer Nakasako | Stars: Cheng Wan Kin, John Chan, Kwan-Min Cheng, Allen Fong

30. Secret's Out (2006– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Leonard Maltin, Geoffrey Gilmore, Alan Tudyk, John Landis

31. Hollywood Chinese (2007)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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Hollywood Chinese is a captivating look at cinema history through the lens of the Chinese American experience. Directed by triple Sundance award-winning filmmaker, Arthur Dong, this ... See full summary »

Writer: Arthur Dong | Director: Arthur Dong | Stars: Turhan Bey, Joan Chen, Tsai Chin, Stephen Gong

32. It Came from Kuchar (2009)

86 min | Documentary, Comedy

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67 Metascore

The definitive documentary about the zany, underground filmmaking twins, George and Mike Kuchar.

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot | Stars: George Kuchar, Mike Kuchar, Dan Carbone, John Carlson

33. Lanai-Loa (1998)

89 min

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Supernatural revenge flick finds a woman, who is murdered by criminals on her wedding day in Hawaii, returns from the dead to kill her murderers and to protect her ex-groom, a cop who ... See full summary »

Writer: John P. Marsh | Director: Sherwood Hu | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Carlotta Chang, Ray Bumatai, Chris Tashima

34. Brave Dragons

Comedy | Announced

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Writers: Jim Yardley, Jonathan Prince | Director: Wayne Wang

35. A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers

Drama, Romance | Announced

A young Chinese woman goes to school in England where she falls for an older Englishman.

Writers: Xiaolu Guo, Michael Ray, Wayne Wang

36. A Man, a Woman, and a Killer (1975)

78 min | Drama

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Writers: Dick Richardson, Rick Schmidt, Wayne Wang | Directors: Rick Schmidt, Wayne Wang | Stars: Dick Richardson, Ed Nylund, Carolyn Zaremba

37. Dim Sum Take Out (1988)

12 min | Short

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Director: Wayne Wang | Star: Joan Chen

38. I Love New York (2002 TV Movie)

52 min

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Writer: Álvaro del Amo | Director: Jorge Ortiz de Landázuri Yzarduy | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, László Kovács, Gregori J. Martin, Jonathan Nossiter

40. Tribeca Film Festival Presents (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Stephen A. Vigilante | Stars: Scott Anger, Lauren Bacall, Peter Bart, Lisa Birnbach

41. Secret's Out (2006– )
Episode: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2008)

News

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A Chinese father and his American daughter struggle to communicate in "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers".

Writer: Leonard Maltin | Stars: Leonard Maltin, Wayne Wang

42. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
Episode: Episode #6.34 (2011)

Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Director: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Jason Bateman, Mary J. Blige, Steve Carell

43. Cinema 3 (1984– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 April 2008 (2008)

News

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Conxita Bardem, Isabel Coixet, Penélope Cruz

44. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 25 August 2011 (2011)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Guillermo del Toro, Vera Farmiga, Katie Holmes

45. Cinema 3 (1984– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 September 2007 (2007)

News

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Paul Auster, Sophie Auster, Icíar Bollaín

46. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Hollywood Chinese (2009)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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Stars: Patrick Adiarte, Philip Ahn, Nils Asther, Ingrid Bergman

47. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Jennifer Lopez (2002)

Documentary, Biography

5.1
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Director: Jeanne Begley | Stars: Billy Campbell, Ralph Fiennes, Jennifer Lopez, Gregory Nava

48. Into the Night with... (2002– )
Episode: Wayne Wang und Ha Jin (2008)

Documentary

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Director: Outi Turunen | Stars: Ha Jin, Wayne Wang